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Records [microform] : [M1698-1703], 1869-1973
Bib ID 2269114
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Royal Commonwealth Society
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
6 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Summary

M1698: Council minutes, 1873-1929; General letterbooks, 1869-1888; New Guinea papers, 1875-1885. M1699-1701: Emigration papers, 1910-1935. M1702: Papers on Royal Colonial Institute Post-War Settlement Mission carried out by Sir Rider Haggard, 1915-1916; James R. Boose Missions, 1914-1922. M1703: Minor correspondence, 1883-1893; autograph collection; library talks, 1958-1965; Walter Frewen Lord Prize, 1930-1973; and School Empire Tour Committee minute books, 1925-1938.

Biography/History

The Colonial Society was founded in London in 1868. Later name changes were Royal Colonial Institute (1870), Royal Empire Society (1928) and Royal Commonwealth Society (1958).

Notes

Filmed as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project by the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales.

National Library of Australia holds microfilm master.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M1698-1703.

Microfilm copy of originals held by the Royal Commonwealth Society, London.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (23 p.). 
Subjects Haggard, H. Rider - (Henry Rider), - 1856-1925.  |  Royal Commonwealth Society - Archives.  |  Autographs.  |  Great Britain - Emigration and immigration.  |  Commonwealth countries.  |  Papua - Annexation to Great Britain.
Time Coverage 1869-1973 
Other authors/contributors Australian Joint Copying Project  |  National Library of Australia  |  State Library of New South Wales

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